Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides the inside track on early plans for a 500MW solar-plus-storage facility in the UK.
Anesco has turned to EDF Energy to optimise its landmark Clayhill solar-plus-storage farm, including the provision of an “industry first” guaranteed floor price for storage.
Solarcentury is to build three solar farms in France with a combined capacity of 57MW after racking up contract wins in the country's latest auction.
The future of vanadium flow machine company redT has been plunged into doubt after it launched a strategic review of its ongoing business.
Aberla Group has lauded a £3 million investment in its energy businesses after it recorded an “exceptionally strong” year, delivering significant growth.
Results season - that time of the year when firms reveal just how well, or poorly, they’ve performed - is always interesting, but as UK solar enters a critical juncture, this year’s season has become emblematic of PV’s direction of travel.
Solar Media's in-house editorial team highlights five key themes that emerged from last week's Energy Storage Summit 2019, which took place at a crucial time for the industry.
Foresight Solar Fund basked in last year’s sunshine to report significant growth in 2018, but the coming years look set for a “more opportunistic approach”, the fund said today.
Statkraft has partnered with energy & meteo systems to launch a 1GW wind, solar and battery storage virtual power plant in the UK, which it says will further renewables’ penetration into the country’s energy market.
The advent of unsubsidised solar in the UK is accelerating and Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF), one of the top five asset holders in the UK, now expects its previous patience in the field to pay off.
GRIDSERVE has unveiled that it is to start construction on a 37.4MW solar farm and 27MW battery storage project imminently, in what is being billed as the UK’s most technologically advanced solar farm to date.
Cubico Sustainable Investments has raised around £272 million to refinance a 200MW portfolio of onshore wind and solar PV assets in the UK.
When Hitachi suspended development of its planned new nuclear power plant at Wylfa in early 2019, many thought the news would blow a hole in the country’s decarbonisation plans. But as costs continue to fall, even the UK government, not usually considered to be renewables’ closest ally, has pointed to the technologies’ role in plugging that gap. Liam Stoker looks at what might be required.
Ashford Borough Council is to develop a 9MW solar farm on council land which it said would provide a “significant income stream” for the local authority.
Immersa has penned a strategic partnership with Canadian battery storage manufacturer CellCube to bring large-scale vanadium redox flow battery systems to the UK.
Financing is the last obstacle to more widespread subsidy-free developments throughout Europe as merchant risk remains problematic to debt providers, industry experts have concluded.
Anesco has begun an internal restructure which will see several business units merged and as many as 18 jobs lost from the renewables firm, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
With a slight rebrand for 2019, Terrapinn is proud to announce this year’s Solar & Storage Live Awards categories and open nominations.
The corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) market is currently struggling from a “large gulf” in understanding that standardisation could solve, but the industry is still a “long way off” from introducing them.
Pan-European secondary solar market set for ‘exciting times’ as growth, O&G interest set to continue
The continued growth of the secondary solar market on a pan-European scale will result in “exciting times” for the sector, but big utilities are unlikely to stay on the sidelines.
Representatives of some of solar PV’s leading European finance houses will meet in London this week as the continent’s solar industry inches ever closer to grid-parity.
Solarcentury has poached Chris Banks from RES to lead its subsidy-free solar development team in the UK.
Distribution network operator (DNO) UK Power Networks has officially put its landmark ‘Smarter Network Storage’ Leighton Buzzard battery up for sale.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, delves into the UK large-scale solar pipeline to reveal what really could be built over the next 12 months.
Wood Mackenzie has predicted that the UK will join Europe’s “vanguard of subsidy-free utility-scale solar PV” in 2019 as project costs continue to fall.
Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) has unveiled two landmark solar-plus-storage projects on existing landfill sites which aim to be the first of their kind in the UK.
Solar is to help renewables become the “dominant force” of Great Britain’s energy mix by as early as next year, a new report has found.
BayWa r.e. has landed a contract to provide operations and maintenance services to Octopus Investments for 13 of its UK solar farms.
The government must urgently re-examine its policy for supporting established renewables if it is to meet climate objectives, research and analysis firm Cornwall Insight has said.
Anesco and Shell’s New Energies division are to partner on a utility-scale battery storage project in Norfolk.